English version

somebody had (got) it coming

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsomebody had (got) it comingsomebody had (got) it comingREGRET/FEEL SORRY#used to say that you are not sorry that something bad has happened to someone, because they deserved it I’m not surprised his wife left him – he’s had it coming for years. have
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somebody had (got) it comingPut like that and you might think they had it coming.That pair obviously just had it coming.He had it coming, and I did him in.
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